With charges of manslaughter still looming over Randy Blythe‘s head, the Lamb of God frontman continues to incur legal bills. Although Blythe made bail and was freed from his Czech prison, the singer must still prepare for an impending and costly foreign legal battle.
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On June 27th, Blythe was arrested by Czech authorities just after stepping off a plane in Prague. He was charged in connection with a fan’s death in 2010. Czech police believed that during a 2010 concert in Prague an audience member climbed onto the stage and the singer pushed him off, resulting in his head hitting the floor. The 18 year-old fan later died weeks later from the alleged injuries. After spending more than a month in prison, Blythe posted bail twice and weeks later was finally released to return to the U.S.
In an interview with KROQ’s Kevin & Bean, the singer says that he’ll return to face his accusers if asked. “It could be right before Christmas, it could be right after or the beginning of next year.” Blythe continues, “If I have to go, I will go.”
— Jay Tilles, CBS Local